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Remember that "color blindness" is not the complete absence of color. That is called Achromatopsia and it is only seen in 1 in every 33,000 people. What humans typically suffer from is a deficiency in the development of the cones in the eyes, making it difficult to decipher differences in colors such as red and green, or blue and green. As mentioned above, ...


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Here are some suggestions I leaned for designing a scheduling system based off of a gantt chart for a large client in St. Louis. Modes - possibly a drop down selector A everything mode because the user wants to see items in context with one another. If your icons do not fit then I suggest using a hover state for the smaller times. Modes that allow the ...


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You can use hashing, for example :


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Colors are not going to be a good way to distinguish 15-20 activities, period. There are too many, and colors will look similar. Besides the very good points made by Henrik Ekblom,: I would display the activity name or the first part of it whenever there is room. If there is a tooltip feature such as mouse-over (not clear if this is a desktop ...


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To start with it's a good idea not to solely rely upon colors (because of color blindness). Colors can maybe still be kept, if they in the gray scale will result in different gray shades - which can help the user to scan the area. Selecting Activity 1 could highlight all Activity 1 areas in the schedule. Add an abbreviation of what activity each block is. ...



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